It didn’t seem like glorious work at the time. Back when the state’s litigation against Big Tobacco seemed like a long shot, it may have seemed almost pointless.

Carmody & Torrance associate Naomi B. Graubard got the chilly assignment of flying off to Minnesota in January and February of 1997 to help sift through 33 million pages of the defendants’ documents. “For what the rewards turned out to be, it definitely was worth the effort,” says Graubard. She was aided by Peter Dryer, formerly of Stamford’s Silver, Golub & Teitell.

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